Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|The Impressionists Monet|
Genres: Educational, Documentary
It was Claude Monet?s Impression: soleil levant which gave the impressionist school its name. Famed for seeing the subtle nuances of color, light and atmosphere in landscape, Monet?s great works include Haystacks and Wate... more »
Jeffery Mingo | Homewood, IL USA | 12/18/2007
(3 out of 5 stars)
"I've been watching many docs on impressionists lately. Because Monet was probably the most famous of the group, every other doc refers to him. So this presented things I already knew. But if you like to learn about the most famous and then move to the obscure, you may want to see this first.
It turns out his first name was Oscar, not Claude. Like Kahlo, Rembrandt, and many other artists, he had severe financial concerns.
If you love impressionism, then you'll feel good seeing so much of his work. The narrator had horrid French pronunciation. That annoying expert with the squeaky, mousy voice is here again. Hopefully she won't grate on your nerves."